Heartbeat Mechanism for Proxy Mobile IPv6
RFC 5847

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
    netlmm mailing list <netlmm@ietf.org>, 
    netlmm chair <netlmm-chairs@tools.ietf.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Heartbeat Mechanism for Proxy Mobile 
         IPv6' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Heartbeat Mechanism for Proxy Mobile IPv6 '
   <draft-ietf-netlmm-pmipv6-heartbeat-07.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Network-based Localized Mobility 
Management Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Jari Arkko and Ralph Droms.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-netlmm-pmipv6-heartbeat-07.txt

Technical Summary

   Proxy Mobile IPv6 has consists of two network elements -
   Mobile Access Gateway (MAG), and Local Mobility Anchor (LMA).
   This heartbeat mechanism provides a failure detection mechanism
   between those two network elements.

Working Group Summary

   There is a consensus in Netlmm WG that this specification is ready
   to be published as a proposed standard.

Document Quality

   The document has gone through various reviews and a successful WGLC.

Personnel

   Responsible AD is Jari Arkko and the document shepherd is Jonne
   Soininen.